IMPERX four-tap camera operates in high temperatures

Nov. 19, 2012
The 29-Mpixel ICL-BB640 Bobcat from IMPERX is a four-tap camera with an extended operating temperature range from -40°C to +85°C and a mean time before failure (MTBF) of >660,000 hours at 40°C.

The 29-Mpixel ICL-BB640 Bobcat is a four-tap camera with an extended operating temperature range from -40°C to +85°C and a mean time before failure (MTBF) of >660,000 hours at 40°C. The 60 x 60 x 53-mm camera has image resolution of 6600 x 4400 pixels and captures 5 frames/sec at full resolution, consuming 7.8 W of power. Models are available in monochrome, color, or TRUESENSE color, with 8-, 10-, and 12-bit output. The compact footprint and light weight enable the camera to be deployed in military, industrial inspection, and medical/scientific applications.
Boca Raton, FL, USA

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IMPERX High Performance 29 Mega Pixel, 4-Tap Camera Operates in Extreme Temperatures
Lightweight, Ruggedized, Ultra Hi-Resolution

Boca Raton, FL - High performance camera manufacturer, IMPERX introduces its new 4-tap Bobcat camera series. Led by the 29 megapixel ICL-B6640 Bobcat, these cameras are built to meet the most demanding imaging requirements and designed with an extended operating temperature range of -40°C to +85°C and an Industry leading MTBF of >660,000 hours @ 40°C.

The 29 megapixel B6640 camera has an image resolution of 6600 x 4400 and 5 fps at full resolution and is available in Monochrome, Color, or TRUESENSE Color, with 8, 10, and 12 bit output. The fully programmable B6640 delivers impressive speed and brilliant imagery while consuming relatively little power (7.8 watts).

"We developed the B6640 cameras," stated Imperx CEO Petko Dinev, "in response to the growing demands of our military and industrial clients for a high resolution, compact camera that can operate without fail in harsh environments."

The camera's small size (60 x 60 x 53 mm), light weight, wide operating temperature range, and rugged housing make it robust enough to handle the harsh environments of military and industrial applications as well as a perfect fit for the most demanding medical and scientific applications.

Standard features include Base or Medium CameraLink®, binning of up to eight pixels horizontally and vertically for variable image resolution, Truesense Imaging KAI-29050 sensor, eight independent AOI's, five triggering modes, and more. To learn more about the 29 megapixel ICL-B6640 Bobcat camera, please visit the Imperx website at

About Imperx:

IMPERX manufactures high performance industrial, medical and military grade cameras with resolutions ranging from VGA to 29 mega pixels providing either Camera Link, GigE Vision, CoaXPress or HD-SDI output. IMPERX CCD cameras and custom imaging products facilitate legacy system integration while delivering the imaging industry's most comprehensive feature sets at competitive prices. Built to meet the most demanding imaging requirements, all IMPERX fully programmable cameras are designed for an extended operating temperature range of -40°C to +85°C and a high MTBF of >660,000 hrs @ 40°C.

IMPERX is the recognized resource for powerful, easy to use desk and laptop Frame Grabbers utilizing Camera Link, SD/HD-SDI or analog standards. IMPERX Camera Link frame grabbers feature "Self-Learn", an advancement that eliminates the need for camera configuration files. Headquartered in Boca Raton, FL, with distributors worldwide, IMPERX manufacturing facilities are certified ISO 9001.


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